[Mandchuria] Battle of Lake Khasan - Action 2 - August 09, 1938

Soviet counter-attack.
By: jdrommel - Last update: 02/12/2014
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x4 x8 x6 x8
    first You play first


Historical Background:
After the capture of Bezymyannaya and Zaozyornaya Hills (Shachaofeng and Changkufeng Hills in Chinese) by Japanese soldiers of the 19th Infanterie Division, Soviet general Vassili Blücher, commander of Far East front, sent reinforcement troops in the area of the Lake Khasan. On the 09th of August 1938, 32nd and 40th Rifle Divisions captured the two hills in a pincer movement and repelled Japanese troops beyond the border.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Briefing:
Axis player [Japan] : 4 command cards.
Allied player [Soviet Union] : 6 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
8 medals. Changkufeng and Shachaofeng hills (Field bunkers) are each a temporary medal objective for the Allied player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Red Army" rules (Nation 2).
- Use "Japanese Imperial Army" rules (Nation 3).

Scenario Bibliography:
-Wikipédia - Battle of Lake Khasan.

Warning:
Please note that this scenario was not approved by Richard Borg or Days of Wonder, so you have to check yourself about playability, potential gaming issues, etc.

Set-up Order
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4
2
20
2
7
8
2